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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Current, former mayors help celebrate 10 years of the Mayor's Book Club in Hampton


Sept. 18, 2018 - The Mayor’s Book Club celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday morning with Mayor Donnie Tuck and former Mayor George Wallace reading the book of the month at the Moton Early Childhood Center in downtown Hampton.

The club was created in 2008, when then-Mayor Molly Ward asked that a special effort be made to improve the reading skills of Hampton children. Boys and girls in pre-kindergarten are given a copy of the chosen book to take home, while more copies are placed in school classrooms and libraries. In 2011, Newport News Mayor McKinley Price joined the club, and today the Hampton-Newport News Mayor’s Book Club has served more than 13,000 students in schools and various community programs. 

Go online to learn more about the Mayor’s Book Club and how you can sign up to become a guest reader.

Watch a video of the mayors reading to kids
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